Tuesday, March 04, 2008

Hello, Council,

Here’s just a brief update on selected activities over the past week.
Loriene Roy


I. Presentations
A. 19 Feb: “Welcome to a Gathering of Readers,” Ka Waihona O Ka Naauao Public Charter School, Wahiawa, Hawaii
B. 21 Feb: Guest speaker, LIS 687, “Hawaiian Studies Information Resources, Library and Information Science Program, Information and Computer Sciences Department, University of Hawai’i at Manoa.
C. 21 Feb: Presentation, “An ALA Presidential Year: Service with an Indigenous
D. Perspective” University of Hawai’i at Manoa.

II. Meetings and visits:
A. 19 Feb: Ka Waihona O Ka Naauao Public Charter School, Wahiawa, Hawaii
1. Protocol at Hula Mound
2. Welcome/Introduction Analu Mame’eiamoku Josephides, Librarian
3. Greeting from Principal Parkers
4. Message from Mervina Cash, CEO ALU LIKE Inc.
5. Student Ambassadors Read Literature
6. Librarian Analu Josephides’ Final Message
7. Hawaiian Brunch Provided by ALU LIKE Inc. with musical entertainment
8. 6th/7th/8th Graders Join Dr. Roy in Library for Reading/Cultural Interaction
9. Visit to hula/dance class
B. 19 Feb 19: monthly conference call: ALA Executive Board
C. 20 Feb: Kamehameha Schools, Honolulu,Hawaii
1. Ke Oli Kahea (request to enter), sung by Analu Josephides
2. Ke Oli Komo (invitation to enter) sung by Kawika Makanani, Librarian, Hawai’i/Pacific Collection
3. Ka Pule (Prayer): Robyn Nu’uhiwa, Saff, Midkiff Learning Center
4. Ke Oli Ho’okipa (welcome chant) sung by Kawika Makanani
5. Ka Ho’olauna ‘Ana (introduction of guests; presentation of lei)
6. Ka ‘Olelo Aloha (welcome speech and presentation of gifts
7. He mau Hula: music by Kumu Kaleo Trinidad; hula by Haumana (Girls’ Hawaiian Ensemble)
8. Ka Panina (Closing)
9. Ka ‘Ai Mama (refreshments), Staff lounge, Midkiff Library
10. Mele Ho’okipa (song of welcome): Midkiff Learning Center Chorale
11. Ka Huaka'i i loko o MLC, Tour of Midkiff Learning Center
12. Tour of Hawai’I/Pacific Collection
13. Tour of Archives
14. Tour of Resource/production lab
15. Tour of campus television production studio
16. Tour of campus photography studio and darkroom
17. Lunch with Kamehameha schools elementary, middle school, and high school librarians along with Director of Kamehameha Publishing
18. Ka Panina (Last words)
19. Aloha aku (farewell)

D. 21 Feb 2008: LIS, University of Hawaii at Manoa
1. Brief meeting with Paula Mochida, Interim Director,
2. Lunch with Dr. Andrew Wertheimer, LIS Chair
3. Tour of Preservation Department
4. Reception hosted by Hawaii Library Association and ALA Student Chapter
E. 22 Feb 2008: Office of Hawaiian Affairs
1. Oli: honor song
2. Meeting with OHA Trustees chaired by OHA Chairwoman Trustee Haunani Apoliona
3. Lunch with OHA Trustees, Dr. Andrew Wertheimer, and ALA Student Chapter President
4. Tour of OHA facilities
.F. 23 Feb 2008: Meeting with Jeff Rasmussen, recording artist, and family

VI. Upcoming Travel.
A. 26 Feb – 3 Mar: Anchorage (visit with Native educator) and Alaska Library Association, Fairbanks, Alaska.
B. 5-6 Mar: Louisiana Library Association, Shreveport

V. For Fun
A. 18 Feb: Dinner with Anela Josephides, Project Director, Ali’I Research Institute, and and Analu Josephides, Hawaii
B. 20 Feb:Dinner with Robert Sullivan, faculty from the U of Hawaii at Manoa English Department, and Asian Studies librarian
C. 22 Feb: Dinner with Mahoe Family and members of the Reverend Joel Hulu Mahoe Resource Center

Thank you Anela and Analu Josephides, Dr. Andrew Wertheimer and his faculty, staff, and students
Fall 2008 classes: Monday morning (9-12): Introduction to Information Resources and Services; Monday night (6-9): Public Libraries